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The Hour of the Star

The Hour of the Star

by Clarice Lispector

The Hour of the Star: Who's the Strangest Specimen of Human? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Hour of the Star? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who said, "I longed to wallow in the mud"?


Macabéa
The narrator
Olímpico
Macabéa's talking pet pig
Q. Who attends funerals of strangers (and cries at them) on a regular basis?


Macabéa
The narrator
Olímpico
Your ex-boyfriend
Q. Who gets a lot of satisfaction from living on a street named after a military leader?


The mayor of Rio de Janeiro
The doctor
Madame Carlota
Glória
Q. Who says Jesus helped her set up a brothel?


Macabéa
Macabéa's aunt
Madame Carlota
Your mom
Q. Who likes films where women are hanged or shot through the heart with a bullet?


Macabéa
The guy everyone avoids at school
Olímpico
Glória
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